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PHIL 375 - Ethical Issues in Information Technology

5 CR

Investigates ethical problems relating to information technology through ethical theory and case studies. Involves in-depth and original research and discussion of ethical issues including privacy, control of information and intellectual property rights.

Prerequisite(s): Acceptance to BAS Data Analysis and Management, BAS Information Systems and Technology or BAS Applied Accounting  , or permission of the instructor. 

Course Outcomes
  • Explain and evaluate ethical principles and the philosophical arguments that bear on them.
  • Apply ethical principles to a broad range of issues in information technology including intellectual property rights, privacy, freedom of expression and information security.
  • Recognize and develop strategies for dealing with varying cultural perspectives on IT related ethical issues.
  • Apply ethical principles in detailed case studies.
  • Evaluate arguments for and against proposed solutions to ethical dilemmas in information technology.

GenEd Outcomes: Creative and Critical Thinking
  • Critical Thinking/Problem Solving
GenEd Outcomes: Connections
  • Ethics

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